Date(s) - Sunday, April 24, 2022
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Jewels has long been described as a perfect night at the theater. Inspired by a visit to famed jewelers Van Cleef and Arpels, Balanchine created three unique mini-ballets that sweep you away to far-away times and cultures. Each distinctive ‘jewel’ enhances and complements the others, and the dancers shine like brilliant bursts of light. To see these three exquisite ballets in one evening is an unforgettable experience.
Gliding to Fauré’s dreamy melody, the dancers appear in a lush evocation of a misty forest, seemingly transported from the French romantic era of the early 19th century. RUBIES Rubies is quintessentially American – pulsating with sass, wit and sophistication. The dancers’ hip-swiveling freshness and Stravinsky’s jazzy score conjures the vibrancy and exuberance of a late-night club.
Diamonds is pure, beautiful classical ballet and a tribute to the grandeur of Imperial Russia. Tchaikovsky’s elegant symphony recalls vast landscapes of a majestic kingdom.
“If I lived in Florida, I would attend every performance.” — The New York Times
Pre-show lectures one hour prior to showtime. Late seating holds vary by program. Late comers will be seated at the discretion of Front of House ushers.
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